Noah, the sole remaining survivor on our planet after a nuclear holocaust, finds himself unable to to accept his unique predicament. To cope with his loneliness, he creates an imaginary ... See full summary »
The end is here. Civilization has collapsed. Technology has been forgotten, and History is Hearsay. Slangman is the smartest man in the known world. Together with the mute, spear-wielding ... See full summary »
B. Scott O'Malley
Frank Kowal III,
Set in an alternate present day America in which slavery was never abolished, the story follows an escaped slave named Noah, who attempts to flee the country and reach the rumored freedom refuge in Canada.
Michael Anthony Coppola,
Gianna Rose Deveney
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Noah, the sole remaining survivor on our planet after a nuclear holocaust, finds himself unable to to accept his unique predicament. To cope with his loneliness, he creates an imaginary companion, then a companion for his companion and finally an entire civilization - a world of illusion in which there is no reality but Noah, no rules but those of the extinct world of his memory - our world. Written by
When Noah presents his Ten Commandments to his "people" there are several comments from the "public". One, in French, notes: "C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas la guerre!" (It is magnificent but it isn't war!), a remark by French General Pierre Bosquet on the charge of the Light Brigade at the battle of Balaclava in 1854. Another voice, in Greek, quotes the last verse from Constantine Cavafy's poem "Waiting for the Barbarians" (Now what's going to happen without barbarians? Those people were a kind of solution). See more »
Truly remarkable. A one-man film that held my full attention for almost two hours. The storyline is deceptively simple given the complexity of the issues raised: the sole survivor of a nuclear holocaust tries to cope with his new reality by reconstructing, piece by piece, an imaginary civilization based on his memories, fears and desires. It is this illusion that will eventually bring him to face his utter loneliness and powerlessness. Rendered in stark B/W photography, densely punctuated with historical references (including authentic voice recordings of the protagonists of 20th-century history), 'The Noah' is the kind of film that challenges the viewer to see it again and again, each time discovering something new. But where can it be found? I saw it at a CUNY-TV showing years ago. To my knowledge there has not been another TV showing and there is no VHS or DVD of it anywhere.
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